Terror from the Year 5000
|Terror from the Year 5000|
|Directed by||Robert J. Gurney Jr.|
|Produced by||Robert J. Gurney Jr.
Samuel Z. Arkoff
James H. Nicholson
|Written by||Robert J. Gurney Jr.
|Music by||Richard DuPage|
|Edited by||Dede Allen|
|Running time||66 min.|
Terror from the Year 5000 (UK title: Cage of Doom) is a 1958 American science fiction film directed by Robert J. Gurney Jr. starring Ward Costello, Joyce Holden, John Stratton, Salome Jens and Fred Herrick.
A time machine made by Professor Howard Erling (Frederic Downs) and his assistant Victor (John Stratton) brings back a deformed woman (Salome Jens) from c. 5200. The woman wants to take healthy males back with her to the future, which has been devastated by radioactivity, but her plans are foiled by Victor and Dr. Robert Hedges (Ward Costello).
- Ward Costello as Dr. Robert Hedges
- Joyce Holden as Claire Erling
- Frederic Downs as Prof. Howard Erling
- John Stratton as Victor
- Salome Jens as Future Woman / Nurse
- Fred Herrick as Angelo
- Beatrice Furdeaux as Miss Blake
- Jack Diamond as First Lab Technician
- Fred Taylor as Second Lab Technician
- Bill Downs as Dr. Blair
- William Cost as Joe the Bartender
Outdoor shots were filmed in and around Dade County, Florida.
The movie was featured on Mystery Science Theater 3000 during its eighth season in 1997.